Monday, August 5, 2019

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    EFCC invites Jibrin over 2016 budget padding allegations

EFCC invites Jibrin over 2016 budget padding allegations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, over the budget padding allegations he made against Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, and other legislators.In a letter dated June 9 and addressed to Jibrin, Michael Wetkas, acting head of extractive industry fraud section, said it was imperative for him to appear at [...]

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    Abdulmumin Jibrin: The desperation of a Nigerian politician

Abdulmumin Jibrin: The desperation of a Nigerian politician

BY ADNAN MUKTAR TUDUNWADAI had wanted to write this article on Sunday, April 23 but I couldn't due to some tight schedules of a reporter, student leader and politician. I came back home that day late and exhausted. However, I deemed it necessary to fulfil this promise because I have been receiving a barrage of messages from readers, friends and [...]

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    Jibrin: If Dogara’s pay slips are authentic, I earn more than him

Jibrin: If Dogara’s pay slips are authentic, I earn more than him

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a suspended member of the house of representatives, says he earns more than the speaker, Yakubu Dogara, if the pay slips released on Tuesday are authentic.In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Jibrin said he has requested his pay slips from the national assembly and would publish it.https://twitter.com/AbdulAbmJ/status/852065990368210945https://twitter.com/AbdulAbmJ/status/852066392132157442"If what I saw is the authentic pay slip of Mr Speaker, [...]

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    Jibrin backtracks on resignation call, tenders apology to Buhari

Jibrin backtracks on resignation call, tenders apology to Buhari

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, has taken back his words on the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.Jibrin made the demand exactly one week ago, citing the health condition of Buhari.He even said the president should be given the option of nominating a new vice-president while Aisha, his wife, should be given a top position in government.Jibrin [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari will win if he contests another election

Femi Adesina: Buhari will win if he contests another election

Although some Nigerians believe the current administration has lived below expectation, Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, is confident that President Muhammadu Buhari will win if he contests another election.Buhari, who has two more years in his tenure, has been silent on seeking another term.But some of his allies have been hinting at the president [...]

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    ‘No comment’, says Femi Adesina on Jibrin’s demand

‘No comment’, says Femi Adesina on Jibrin’s demand

Femi Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, says he has no comment on the demand of Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, that his principal should step down.Jibrin made the demand on Friday evening, citing the health condition of the president as the reason he wanted Buhari to let go.He also said Aisha Buhari, wife of [...]

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    Jibrin asks Buhari to resign

Jibrin asks Buhari to resign

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step down based on his health condition.Jibrin made the demand about 24 hours after he claimed that Buhari had lost what made so many people admire him as a military head of state.In a series of tweets, Jibrin said the illness of the president had [...]

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    Jibrin: This can’t be Buhari, the no-nonsense general… something is definitely wrong

Jibrin: This can’t be Buhari, the no-nonsense general… something is definitely wrong

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, is of the view that President Muhammadu Buhari has been living below expectation regarding some actions he ought to take.In a series of tweets on Thursday, Jibrin said history would be unkind to the nation's number one citizen if he does not get his priority right.Jibrin said the country had been [...]

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    QUESTION: From Jibrin to Ndume, is national assembly out to cage outspoken members?

QUESTION: From Jibrin to Ndume, is national assembly out to cage outspoken members?

“I have always stood on the side of the truth. Maybe that is why I sometimes run into troubled waters,” Ali Ndume, lawmaker representing Borno south, had said after he was stripped of the coveted position of senate majority leader in January.Perhaps Ndume didn’t know that another trouble was lurking around the corner when he uttered those words.On Wednesday, the upper [...]

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    Jibrin: Our leaders fight corruption in the day but ask for bribes at night

Jibrin: Our leaders fight corruption in the day but ask for bribes at night

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, says Nigerian leaders preach against corruption in the day, but solicit bribes at night.Jibrin said the major problem the country has is that most of its leaders "are corrupt.""The problem of Nigeria is that most of our so called leaders are corrupt...they preach in day time but up at night looking [...]

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    Jibrin: When Osinbajo gives instruction, some people run to Buhari in London

Jibrin: When Osinbajo gives instruction, some people run to Buhari in London

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, says there may be cracks in the government if "some people" start questioning the instructions of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.In a series of tweets on Monday, Jibrin said some people run to see President Muhammadu Buhari in London to ask if he agrees with instructions given by Osinbajo.He advised Buhari to [...]

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    Return the $600,000 you collected from Ibori, Jibrin tells Dogara

Return the $600,000 you collected from Ibori, Jibrin tells Dogara

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, has told Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, to return the $600,000 he collected from James Ibori since he has denied the former Delta state governor.On December 23, Dogara had denied claims by Peter Nwabaoshi, a senator, that the former governor influenced his emergence as speaker in June 2015.But in a statement on Saturday, Jibrin [...]

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    Jibrin’s days of freedom are numbered, says rep

Jibrin’s days of freedom are numbered, says rep

Herman Hembe, chairman of the house of representatives committee on federal capital territory (FCT), says the days of Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the committee on appropraitons, are numbered.The lower chamber of the national assembly suspended Jibrin after he leveled an allegation of corruption against the leadership of the 8th assembly.He subsequently left the country after raising the alarm over [...]

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    Jibrin to Buhari: Why are you appearing weak? Resign if you can’t resist blackmail

Jibrin to Buhari: Why are you appearing weak? Resign if you can’t resist blackmail

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the house of representatives committee on appropriation, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to "give up his presidency" if he cannot resist blackmail.Jibrin said Buhari is acting as if he has to beg some "political overlords" before he would be allowed to do his job.In series of tweets on Monday, the lawmaker said the president cannot [...]

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    Reps set aside Jibrin’s suspension — just for one day

Reps set aside Jibrin’s suspension — just for one day

The house of representatives has passed a resolution allowing Abdulmumin Jibrin into the national assembly premises for the purpose of defending himself before the ethics and privileges committee, following fresh petitions against him.Jibrin was suspended for 180 legislative days on September 24 over an alleged breach of legislators privileges arising from the budget padding allegations he levelled against Yakubu Dogara, [...]

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    Jibrin: I have rejected Dogara’s Peugeot gift, my colleagues should do the same

Jibrin: I have rejected Dogara’s Peugeot gift, my colleagues should do the same

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, has faulted the decision to buy 360 Peugeot cars for lawmakers.In a statement issued on Saturday, Jibrin said he had dedcided to reject the car, calling on his colleagues to do the same.He said the money used in buying the cars should have been spent on internally displaced persons (IDPs) or [...]

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